Top Purdue Assistant New Head Coach At Missouri State

By Dean Pantazi

Top Purdue Assistant New Head Coach At Missouri State

April 1, 2011 Updated Apr 1, 2011 at 9:50 PM EST

UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Paul Lusk, the top assistant to Matt Painter at Purdue, has been named the new men's basketball coach at Missouri State.

Lusk replaces Cuonzo Martin, another former Painter assistant, who left to become the coach at Tennessee.

Lusk's move comes the day after Painter agreed to stay at Purdue with a new eight year contract.

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